While his birthday is hard, October 6th will be the hardest. Two years. Can't believe it's now been two years. Yesterday was a hard day for so many reasons, which I will not delve into. Suffice it to say that when it rains it pours. And sometimes it rains shit. Yes. I said shit. For this look

Although the circumstances were different, a few days after he died he came to me in a dream. He told me he was ok and I saw him in a large chair as if he was in God's arms. I had felt incredibly guilty about his death, yet I woke up crying with a great sense of peace.I have an angel that I...

"Hi, Tim! I love you! I run a fashion blog called Pretty Shiny Sparkly I just wanted to let you know that your comment earlier about harem pants really resonated with me. It's the reason I started my blog! " ...et cetera. The man is so, so sweet and after I gave him my business card...

are a must unless I hem the skirt, but I opted against altering this skirt because I wasn't sure if the raw-cut nature and pretty flowing quality would be sacrificed. Fortunately, I own a lot of platform shoes! Friday the Bloggers Do It Better–Maxi Challenge link-up post will go live right...

For my birthday this year I didn't want any gifts or festivities – just a quiet dinner at one of my favorite special-occasion restaurants with HB, and happily that's exactly what I got. But that didn't mean I couldn't buy myself a new lipstick or two... For the list of products and where to...

Pretty Shiny Sparkly has been nominated a 2nd year in a row for best fashion or beauty blog! I'm so touched you guys, seriously. And while I know there's probably no hope of winning against giants like Emily (who won last year), I'm so humbled and sincerely grateful that some of you even...

Did you catch my dad's "Pretty Shiny Sparkly" reference (about my sparkly iPhone case)? This year my family and I celebrated Thanksgiving quietly and casually–with good food, friends & family, and sumptuous dessert. My sister Annika and I have officially made seeing a movie (especially a...

Here at Pretty Shiny Sparkly, I'm always striving to make your browsing experience better and better. For much of this time, my work has been devoted to bettering the desktop site version. I struggled with mobile versions simply because nothing I worked with would give me the branding I...

So I throw on my Pretty Shiny Sparkly necklace (the Spike the Punch bauble inspired by and named after yours truly), my bejeweled Steve Madden booties, and my new pink & gold clutch from H&M. And I'm ready to take on the world! (Or, as was the case here..watch The Avengers 3D.) Photos...

Balancing Act: Business & Blogging Panelists: Natalie Suarez, Natalie off Duty• Annie Tomlin, BellaSugar • Aimee Song, Song of Style • Kristina, Pretty Shiny Sparkly • Ari Goldberg, StyleCaster • Coco Rocha, Oh So Coco It was such an honor (and a blast) to be asked to return to the...

 

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